Mastering Hey Cortana for Xbox: Voice Command Examples

Welcome to Mastering Hey Cortana for Xbox: Voice Command Examples! Below you will find a list of voice command examples that will help you navigate your Xbox console with ease. Whether you’re looking to launch your favorite game, search for a movie, or adjust your settings, Cortana can help you do it all. So, sit back, relax, and discover just how much easier your Xbox experience can be with Hey Cortana.

#1 Navigating Xbox Menus

“Hey Cortana, go to the home screen.”
“Hey Cortana, open the guide.”
“Hey Cortana, switch to Netflix.”
“Hey Cortana, go to my games and apps.”
“Hey Cortana, show me my notifications.”
“Hey Cortana, go to settings.”
“Hey Cortana, view my friends list.”
“Hey Cortana, show me my achievements.”

#2 Controlling Media Playback

“Hey Cortana, play.”
“Hey Cortana, pause.”
“Hey Cortana, skip forward.”
“Hey Cortana, rewind.”
“Hey Cortana, turn on subtitles.”
“Hey Cortana, turn off subtitles.”
“Hey Cortana, next episode.”
“Hey Cortana, previous episode.”

#3 Launching Games and Apps

“Hey Cortana, launch Forza Horizon 4.”
“Hey Cortana, open Hulu.”
“Hey Cortana, start Netflix.”
“Hey Cortana, play Apex Legends.”
“Hey Cortana, launch NBA 2K19.”
“Hey Cortana, open YouTube.”
“Hey Cortana, start Spotify.”

#4 Searching for Content

“Hey Cortana, search for action movies on Netflix.”
“Hey Cortana, find comedy TV shows.”
“Hey Cortana, search for gaming videos on YouTube.”
“Hey Cortana, search for barbecue recipes on Bing.”
“Hey Cortana, find local weather.”
“Hey Cortana, search for news on CNN.”
“Hey Cortana, find local movie times.”

#5 Interacting with Friends

“Hey Cortana, invite John to a party.”
“Hey Cortana, send a message to Sarah.”
“Hey Cortana, join a party.”
“Hey Cortana, show me who’s online.”
“Hey Cortana, invite all my friends to a game.”
“Hey Cortana, send a game clip to my friend.”
“Hey Cortana, start a party chat.”

#6 Adjusting Console Settings

“Hey Cortana, turn off my Xbox.”
“Hey Cortana, turn on my Xbox.”
“Hey Cortana, adjust the volume.”
“Hey Cortana, go to display settings.”
“Hey Cortana, turn on HDR.”
“Hey Cortana, turn off my controller.”
“Hey Cortana, adjust my audio settings.”
“Hey Cortana, enable game capture.”